Artist Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500-1550
Title
  • Return of the Prodigal Son
  • The History of the Prodigal Son (series title)
Date between 1525 and 1550
Medium engraving printed in black ink on cream laid paper
Dimensions Image and sheet: 2 3/8 × 3 7/8 inches (6 × 9.8 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Lee and Tina Hills Graphic Arts Fund
Accession Number 2003.72
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in plate, upper right: [artist's monogram]
Marks Marks, in purple ink, verso: Alfred Misch (Lugt Supplement p. 256)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, upper center: FILIVS MORTVVS ERAT, ET REVIXIT, DERIERAT, ET INVENTVS EST, LVCE XV
2003-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)